Press Release/Position Paper

Forests and Peat Burns, Sebangau National Park Becomes Palm Oil Plantantions.

Forests and Peat Burns, Sebangau National Park Becomes Palm Oil Plantantions.

The latest report on the Network of Independent Forestry Monitors (JPIK) – the Loss of Our Forests and Peatlands – reveals systematic and extensive encroachment, as well as illegal logging within the Sebangau National Park (Sebangau National Park) reaching up to the rehabilitation zone and jungle zone. JPIK’s repeated monitoring from the end of 2016 […]

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The Government is Strongly Suggested To Amend The ISPO Certification System

The Government is Strongly Suggested To Amend The ISPO Certification System

The Civil Society Coordination Forum (FKMS)¬† suggest on the Government to improving the ISPO immediately and fix the substance of the draft Presidential Regulation (Perpres) on the Sustainable Palm Oil Certification System (ISPO) and improve its drafting process to be more transparent and participatory before the draft regulation was passed. FKMS considers that the draft […]

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Position Paper; 2 Years of Implementation of the FLEGT License, Credibility and Accountability of the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) Must Be Enhanced

Position Paper; 2 Years of Implementation of the FLEGT License, Credibility and Accountability of the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) Must Be Enhanced

Indonesian civil society groups recommend to the Government of Indonesia, the European Union, Certification Institutions and business actors in the forestry and trade sectors to increase transparency, increase supervision and law enforcement, review licensing, increase and improve SVLK as a system, as well as Europe Union as timber importir from Indonesia must ensure effective handling […]

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Deforestation and social conflict continue to occur, the government must strengthen the forest management sustainability system

Deforestation and social conflict continue to occur, the government must strengthen the forest management sustainability system

Jakarta, February 28, 2018. FWI explained in three periods, natural forests in North Sumatra, East Kalimantan and North Maluku, had lost 718 thousand hectares. Every hour, 42 times the soccer field, natural forest is lost in the three provinces. The JPIK study of 296 certificates of Sustainable Production Forest Management (PHPL) of IUIPHHK-HA and HT […]

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Towards Ecological, Economic and Social Sustainable Palm Oil Plantation Practices

Towards Ecological, Economic and Social Sustainable Palm Oil Plantation Practices

The Indonesian Government’s policy on the sustainability and improvement of oil palm governance began with the issuance of the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) in 2011 which was later revised in 2015. It was inseparable from the encouragement of various parties so that Indonesia as the largest CPO producer country to pay more attention to […]

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